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"I'll Find A Way" - The Blind Boys Of Alabama [Spotify Album Stream]

Greg Morris

by Greg Morris

Published October 2, 2013

I'll Find A Way, the latest album from legendary Gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama, is a collaborative effort with Justin Vernon from Bon Iver. The seasoned veterans allow their vintage sound to have a more modern touch with Vernon's production, and guest features from Tune-Yards, Patty Griffin, Shara Worden, Sam Amidon, and Phil Cook.

Having three blind singers in the group, The Blind Boys Of Alabama have always been a source of motivation for disabled people in the arts. The inspirational themes of their past material are still present, being very evident on the track “Take Your Burden to the Lord and Leave It There.” The album features the group covering songs from other artists, including Bob Dylan's “Every Grain of Sand.”

I'll Find A Way is now available on iTunes. The group is currently on a North American tour, check the dates below:

10/4/2013 Austin TX Austin City Limits Festival - week 1
10/5/2013 Austin TX Stubb's BBQ
10/7/2013 Shreveport LA Red River Revel
10/9/2013 Austin TX Stubb's Waller Creek Ampitheater
10/11/2013 Austin TX Austin City Limits Festival - week 2
10/12/2013 Austin TX Stubb's BBQ
10/19/2013 Stateline NV Harrah's Tahoe
10/24/2013 Washington DC The Hamilton
10/26/2013 New York NY Terminal 5

11/2/2013 San Francisco CA Seva 35th Anniversary Benefit - The Fillmore
11/7/2013 Minneapolis MN Cedar Cultural Center
11/8/2013 Milwaukee WI Pabst Theater
11/9/2013 Chicago IL Old Town School of Folk Music
11/14/2013 Tarrytown NY Tarrytown Music Hall
11/17/2013 Rio de Janeiro BRAZIL Back2Black Festival
11/20/2013 Kingston ON CANADA Grand Theatre
11/21/2013 Markham ON CANADA Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts
11/22/2013 Brampton ON CANADA The Rose Theatre

12/5/2013 Boulder CO Boulder Theater
12/6/2013 Gilbert AZ Higley Center for the Performing Arts
12/7/2013 Poway CA Poway Center for the Performing Arts
12/10/2013 Los Angeles CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
12/12/2013 Saratoga C Montalvo Arts Center
12/13/2013 Davis CA Mondavi Center, UC Davis
12/14/2013 Napa CA The Uptown Theatre
12/15/2013 Arcata CA Humboldt State University
12/17/2013 Seattle WA Benaroya Hall
12/18/2013 Yakima WA Seasons Performance Hall
12/20/2013 Birmingham AL WorkPlay Theatre

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

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